32 episodes

Luke Mordue examines the historical impact of the stories that haunt our society, tales that have gripped towns and cities worldwide for centuries as true events - Urban Legends.First, hear the tales retold as short stories before delving into the history of the legend, dissecting its cultural significance, factuality, and origins. Released Fortnightly alongside a mini-series that delves into shorter legends under the title of 'Modern Myths'.

Urban Legends Luke Mordue

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 111 Ratings

Luke Mordue examines the historical impact of the stories that haunt our society, tales that have gripped towns and cities worldwide for centuries as true events - Urban Legends.First, hear the tales retold as short stories before delving into the history of the legend, dissecting its cultural significance, factuality, and origins. Released Fortnightly alongside a mini-series that delves into shorter legends under the title of 'Modern Myths'.

    Modern Myths. Santa Stuck in Chimney

    Modern Myths. Santa Stuck in Chimney

    Welcome to the bonus chapters of our shorter but just as fascinating world of 'Modern Myths'. 

    We have gone festive with our eighth and final episode of this season of 'Modern Myths' as we delve into the stories of people who have supposedly been found dead in the chimneys of residential homes dressed as Santa Clause after mistakenly getting stuck - but just how true is the legend of 'Santa Stuck in Chimney'?



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    For more information on the show and to find all our social accounts to ensure you are up to date on all we do, visit https://linktr.ee/urbanlegends.podcast.

    • 23 min
    Modern Myths. The Dark Watchers

    Modern Myths. The Dark Watchers

    Welcome to the bonus chapters of our shorter but just as fascinating world of 'Modern Myths'. 

    The seventh chapter delves into the mysteries of apparent beings that a reported to roam above the peaks of Big Sur, California. Mysterious shadowy creatures with an unknown purpose and agenda. Let's find out more as we unpack the tales of 'The Dark Watchers'.



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    For more information on the show and to find all our social accounts to ensure you are up to date on all we do, visit https://linktr.ee/urbanlegends.podcast.

    • 16 min
    XXIV. Bigfoot

    XXIV. Bigfoot

    Our final chapter of Season III delves into what many crown as 'The king of the Cryptids'. A creature that reportedly dwells amongst the trees of north America, with many believing its tale as fact. We all know of its name - we all have an opinion on whether we believe in its existence and how that belief goes - but what are the facts surrounding the mystery of 'Bigfoot'? Let's find out. 



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    If you have more information or a correction on something mentioned in this chapter, email us at luke@lrmordue.com or click below.

    For more information on the show and to find all our social accounts to ensure you are up to date on all we do, visit https://linktr.ee/urbanlegends.podcast.

    • 58 min
    Modern Myth. The Maine Hermit

    Modern Myth. The Maine Hermit

    Welcome to the bonus chapters of our shorter but just as fascinating world of 'Modern Myths'. 

    The sixth chapter delves into the strange events that unfolded for many years within the state of Maine, where people would report of missing items, strange sightings, and unlocked doors overnight. For many years the individual that had been given the name 'The Maine Hermit' was nothing but an Urban Legend - that was until it turned out to be true...

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    If you have more information or a correction on something mentioned in this chapter, email us at luke@lrmordue.com or click below.

    For more information on the show and to find all our social accounts to ensure you are up to date on all we do, visit https://linktr.ee/urbanlegends.podcast.

    • 21 min
    XXIII. Snuff Films

    XXIII. Snuff Films

    This chapter delves into a story that is not specific to any region, studying something that almost every person has heard of.  'Snuff Films' are films that involve real-life murder, distributed and purchased for pleasure amongst the black market of the seedy underworld, but just how true is it?  and just what exactly meets the criteria of a fully-fledged 'Snuff'? Let's find out...



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    If you have more information or a correction on something mentioned in this chapter, email us at luke@lrmordue.com or click below.

    For more information on the show and to find all our social accounts to ensure you are up to date on all we do, visit https://linktr.ee/urbanlegends.podcast.

    • 43 min
    Modern Myth. Railway of the Dead

    Modern Myth. Railway of the Dead

    Welcome to the bonus chapters of our shorter but just as fascinating world of 'Modern Myths'. 

    The fifth chapter delves into a tale that many understood to be nothing but an Urban Legend that turns out to be very much true. 'Railway of the Dead' is the strange story of a victorian train service dedicated to cadavers. 

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    If you have more information or a correction on something mentioned in this chapter, email us at luke@lrmordue.com or click below.

    For more information on the show and to find all our social accounts to ensure you are up to date on all we do, visit https://linktr.ee/urbanlegends.podcast.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
111 Ratings

111 Ratings

tiny 123356 ,

Brilliant

Great podcast

Beckyyy11111 ,

Awesome podcast

Just listened to the first one and excited to begin the next.

Luke Mordue has a seriously hot voice.

arandomguy👁👄👁 ,

Good but a bit annoying

The podcast is very interesting but his voice is really annoying to me despite how many people like it

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